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The secret to a great marriage

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Rev. Snyder  /   Comments

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Tweet This week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly, celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. This week as I pondered our life together it occurred to me, I might be taking some things for granted. Doing this, especially when it involves another person, is dangerous. I decided to take a little stock of [...]

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Wind Mills: The Stuff Dreams are Made of

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet The past three weeks, my wife and I have spent in the Chicago area, where we were born and raised. We went there to attend a family reunion and to escape the brutal heat that has become an unbearable circumstance her in the Albany area.

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KIDDIE TATTOO ARREST Albany man arrested after mother’s complaint

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Albany resident Jarvis Jamal Anderson charged two underage customers he met through Facebook just $50 for three tattoos – just $16.67 each — they received last month. But there was one problem with the deal: The customers were under-age and their mothers found out. Albany police reports say that the two [...]

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City of Albany & Do Co. Occupational Tax Certificate Listing 7/27/2011

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  The Public Record  /   Comments

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Tweet American Plumbing Service Inc., 2106 Sunset Blvd., Savannah, Ga. 31404; Terrence Burns; 912-355-7691; Plumbing Contractor Belle Cheveux Braiding Shop, 107 South Broadway St., Albany 31705; Maurice Rouse; 349-0842; Hair Braiding Benmark Plumbing Services, 3433 Drayton Circle, Valdosta, Ga. 31605; Ben Harrison; 251-3126; Plumbing Contractor Brown’s Home Improvements, 3709 Hamilton Drive, Albany 31721; Jimmie Lee [...]

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‘ELITE’ STARS

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

2011 Cicle City Challenge Champions

Tweet Albany Elite Sports is comprised of three basketball teams and a cheerleader team. There is a fourth-grade team, fifth-grade team and a sixth-grade team. The cheerleaders are comprised of girls between the ages of 5 and 12. The Albany Elite Sports Tigers won eight championships this summer in three states (Georgia, Florida and Alabama). [...]

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The Best and Worst of Us

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet I’m a cynical S.O.B. I don’t pretend otherwise. However, from time to time, there’s a moment that makes me rethink my default position that humanity in Albany is doomed. Such a moment happened at the mall this past weekend. It was a simple gesture, but it made an impact. After that kindness, we saw [...]

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Safe downloading

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet If you are confused about downloads, what’s safe and what’s not; don’t feel alone. I get questions every week and a lot of cautious users just decide to ignore all popup download requests. Wish I could give you hard and fast rules, but the best I can do is some guidance. It is OK [...]

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Tahoe: The ideal running week

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Jeff Galloway  /   Comments

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Tweet For 36 years I’ve looked forward to July because that means going to our running retreat in Squaw Valley, CA with wonderful trails runs and hikes. But the best part is the people. Half are old friends, and the others become new friends. This is a peak experience for runners. First, the weather is [...]

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Prospering Regardless

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet A passing glance at the television was my inspiration for this edition of, “With Your latte.” What I saw was a red box in the bottom right corner of my screen that stayed in that place as this particular cable news network moved from story to story. And what was in that box? at [...]

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